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Olisa Metuh’s ill-health stalls alleged N400m fraud trial

The absence of the former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Olisa Metuh due to ill-health on Monday stalled his trial before Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court in Abuja.

Herdsmen Crisis: Femi Falana accuses President Buhari of ‘impunity’

Rights lawyer, Femi Falana, has accused President Muhammadu Buhari of “impunity” in addressing recent killings by herdsmen in Benue and other states.

95 ex-Boko Haram fighters set for release into society – CDS

Ninety five ex-Boko Haram terrorists that have been rehabilitated under the De-radicalisation, Rehabilitation and Reintegration (DRR) programme are now set to be reintegrated into the society.

EFCC arraigns judge, ex-governor’s son over alleged graft

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) yesterday arraigned Justice Mohammed Nasir Yinusa before a Lagos High Court sitting in Ikeja for alleged perversion of justice.

Ex-NSA Sambo Dasuki’s relatives call for his release

Relatives of detained former National Security Adviser (NSA) to former President Goodluck Jonathan, Col. Sambo Dasuki (rtd), have finally broken their silence over his prolonged incarceration and called for his release.

EFCC urges court not to reverse guilty plea of four companies

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has urged the Federal High Court in Lagos to refuse an application by four companies praying to reverse their guilty plea to laundering of $15,591,700.

US lawmakers seek temporary extension to internet spying program

Republican leaders in the U.S. House of Representatives are working to build support to temporarily extend the National Security Agency’s expiring internet surveillance program by tucking it into a stop-gap funding measure, lawmakers said.

SERAP asks President Buhari to give Nigerians reason for withdrawing $1 billion to...

The money was approved by the governors during a meeting last Friday of the National Economic Council (NEC) presided over by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo.

Federal govt is owing me N80 billion – Abdulrasheed Maina

Embattled former Chairman of the Pension Reform Task Team, Abdulrasheed Maina, has asked the Federal Government to pay him the sum of N80 billion, which he claimed was 5% of the N1.6 trillion pension fund he and his team recovered for the government.

Supreme Court to rule on Dasuki’s bail March 2018

The Supreme Court on Monday fixed March 2 for judgment on an appeal by former National Security Adviser, NSA, Sambo Dasuki, challenging his alleged indefinite detention.

Femi Falana writes President Buhari over illegal arrests of Nigerians, foreigners

Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to put an end to continued “indiscriminate illegal arrests and detention” of some Nigerian citizens as well as foreigners by the State Security Service.

Court asks Olisa Metuh to present next witness in alleged N400 million fraud trial

An Abuja Division of the Federal High Court on Monday told former spokesperson of the Peoples Democratic Party, Olisa Metuh, that he had ample time to prepare his next witness.

On corruption: One thing Buhari must do to regain moral authority

Lets commence by reminding ourselves that the final straw that broke the camel’s back before the last administration was booted out of power in 2015 was the stench of corruption oozing out of Aso Rock villa which had become unbearable.

President Buhari should sack everyone involved in Abdulrasheed Maina’s reinstatement – CNPP

The Conference of Nigeria Political Parties, CNPP, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to, without further delay, sack everyone involved in the recall and reinstatement of former Chairman of the Presidential Taskforce on Pension Reforms, Abdulrasheed Maina.

I’m still in EFCC custody – Pius Anyim

Former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Anyim Pius Anyim, says he is still the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, contrary to the impression being created that he has been released.

Femi Falana demands prosecution of DSS operatives who shielded Ayodele Oke, Ita Ekpenyong

Femi Falana, human rights lawyer, has called for the prosecution of all the Department of State Services operatives who prevented the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission from arresting former heads of two agencies.

EFCC releases ex-SGF Pius Anyim, seizes his passport

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has released a former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Anyim Pius Anyim.

No going back on arrest of Ita Ekpeyong, Ayo Oke – Ibrahim Magu

The Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, has said that he is not discouraged about Tuesday’s failed attempt to arrest former director-general of the Department of State Services (DSS), Ita Ekpeyong, and former head of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA), Ayo Oke.

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The Dubai Police Force, United Arab Emirates, has revealed how it arrested Nigerian Instagram celebrity, Ramon Abass, aka Hushpuppi.

Ray Hushpuppi faces 20 years in US prison

The United States Department of Justice, Central District of California, Friday said Ramon Olorunwa Abbas, 37, popularly known as Hushpuppi on Social Media, made a court appearance in Chicago Friday, and will be transferred to Los Angeles, where his trial for conspiring to launder hundreds of millions of dollars in cybercrime proceeds would begin in the coming weeks.
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IGP orders redeployment of 10 AIGs, CPs

The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered the posting and redeployment of some senior officers in the Force.
The Dubai Police Force, United Arab Emirates, has revealed how it arrested Nigerian Instagram celebrity, Ramon Abass, aka Hushpuppi.

FBI: Hushpuppi attempted to dupe Premier League club of £100 million

Alleged international fraudster, Ramon Abbas aka Ray Hushpuppi, on Friday made his first court appearance in an American court where the Federal Bureau of Investigation alleged that he attempted to dupe an English Premier League football club of £100m (N48.4bn).
BBNaija season 5 will be broadcast live and 24-7 on DStv channel 198 and GOtv Max and Jolli packages on channel 29, with the live eviction shows and weekly highlights aired on Africa Magic Showcase, Africa Magic Urban and Africa Magic Family.

BBNaija new housemates in isolation ahead of show’s premier

Organisers of the reality show, Big Brother Naija, say all new members of the show are currently in isolation ahead of the July 19, 2020 premier of Season 5.
The management of the Federal College of Education, Osiele, Abeokuta has shut down the institution for two weeks after a medical personnel at the school’s health centre died as a result of complications arising from coronavirus.

FCE Osiele shuts down after a health worker dies of coronavirus

The management of the Federal College of Education , Osiele, Abeokuta has shut down the institution for two weeks after a medical personnel at the school’s health centre died as a result of complications arising from coronavirus.